As an organization that serves local business owners and customers, NorthSide/NorthShore Chamber of Commerce is proud to support Small Business Saturday® this Nov 25.

Small Business Saturday was founded by American Express in 2010 to help strengthen local economies. Today, it’s a holiday shopping tradition celebrating a greater nationwide movement dedicated to uniting communities and supporting all kinds of small businesses, from the corner store to your favorite diner — because it’s unique small businesses like yours that help local communities stay vibrant.

Participating in Small Business Saturday is a great way to reach new customers and promote your business. Here are some ideas for getting involved on Nov 25:

• Let your community know that you plan to participate in Small Business Saturday. Visit for free promotional assets, like ready-made social posts, to show your support.
• On Nov 25, transform your store. American Express offers free merchandise, while supplies last, to help your business make an impression. Don’t wait—apply for Small Business Saturday merchandise starting Oct 1 at Terms apply.
• Connect with other organizations in your community to see how you can work together on Small Business Saturday events and promotions.

Northside specific event information and resources for small business owners to take part in local promotions for the 2nd Annual Northside Small Business Saturday are available at

In addition to #ShopSmall campaign and #SmallBizSat event, the NorthSide/NorthShore Chamber of Commerce (NS/NSC) also provides useful information and events for companies to expand their businesses through the benefits of becoming a Member.

Throughout the year NS/NSC provides dozens of opportunities for members to meet each other, showcase individual businesses, and develop new leads. We bring together a wide variety of industries and perspectives, along with the following benefits:

Business Referral Service
Group Health Care Insurance
Discount Payroll Services
Listing in Membership Directory
Website Directory Listing
Legislative Breakfast Meetings
Power Lunches
Business After Hours Networking
Business Support Services
Marketing and Advertising Opportunities
Business Advocacy

Visit for further information and eligibility to become a member. Chamber membership is not required to be part of the 2nd Annual Northside Small Business Saturday event.

Join us this Nov 25 to celebrate Small Business Saturday by liking the Northside Shop Small page and sharing our Facebook Event with neighbors and friends.


This article is sponsored by NorthSide/NorthShore Chamber of Commerce. Founded as the Allegheny City Chamber of Commerce in 1897, the NorthSide/NorthShore Chamber of Commerce has spent the last hundred plus years helping business and merchants on Pittsburgh’s North Side grow and thrive. The NorthSide/Shore Chamber of Commerce promotes, connects, and supports the growth and success of the Pittsburgh North Side and North Shore businesses.

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